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After a Decade of Litigation, FedEx Drivers Settle for $15.45 Million

After a Decade of Litigation, FedEx Drivers Settle for $15.45 Million January 26, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Portland, OR: An ongoing dispute on the books for some ten years was resolved late last year in federal court in Oregon by way of a $15.45 Million settlement laying to rest claims by defendant FedEx their drivers were working as independent contractors when, in the view of the plaintiffs, they were bone fide employees of the company. The class action Oregon Employment lawsuit involved some 400 plaintiffs.
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Portland Truck Plant Subject of Oregon Employment Lawsuits Over Harassment

Portland Truck Plant Subject of Oregon Employment Lawsuits Over Harassment April 24, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Portland, OR An Egyptian-born engineer unhappy with alleged harassment, discrimination and other affronts to Oregon Employment law is the latest to launch an Oregon labor lawsuit against a prominent truck manufacturer based in Portland. Previous Oregon lawsuits against Daimler Trucks of North America LLC (Daimler) have alleged similar complaints.
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Oregon Labor Rules Better Than Most, but Complaints Remain

Oregon Labor Rules Better Than Most, but Complaints Remain July 5, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Portland, OR If you work in the restaurant industry in Oregon, chances are your employer has violated Oregon Employment code or federal labor statutes in some fashion. That’s because a federal investigation last year found that the vast majority of restaurants in the state have crossed the line.
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